We are delighted to be able to partially reopen Colwell Arts Centre from the 26th April 2021 on a strict appointment-only basis. To collect, return or exchange an instrument, please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk to make an appointment.


If you are a self employed teacher or school looking for support with regards to planning for the forthcoming academic year then please click here.

COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help

We understand at these difficult times that some families will be finding payment of these invoices challenging, especially where you might have significantly reduced incomes. We do not want to let money be a barrier to your child continuing to learn on the instrument they have chosen and we have made funding available to support this. Please click here to complete the COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help form and email to mark.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk

The Journey - SEN Music Festival


The Journey - the all-new SEN Music Festival concert at the Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham.


This year’s festival is all-new, featuring repertoire chosen by young people, alongside popular classics and new repertoire. All songs have been arranged specifically for the young people involved, and this year they will be accompanied by instrumentalists from the schools.

Schools featured: Alderman Knight School; Belmont School; Bettridge School; Heart of the Forest Community Special School; The Milestone School; Paternoster School; The Shrubberies School; St Rose’s School.

For full details visit The Music Works website


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